Hunter J. Shkolnik concentrates his area of practice to the trial of significant personal injury cases primarily in the area of drug, automobile, heavy truck and aviation related product liability actions.
He leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for the firm. He is also active in managing national litigation and plaintiff litigation groups including the American Association of Justice’s Actos Litigation Group. He is currently serving as a chairman, leader or court appointed representative on Plaintiff Steering Committees in various drug and other mass torts.
Additionally Mr. Shkolnik has also held officer positions in the New York State Trial Lawyers, Nassau County Bar Association and Committee Chair positions in ATLA Health Care Finance Litigation Group, Orthopedic Implant Litigation Group, AAJ Breast Cancer Litigation Group, Co-Chair AAJ Heart Device Litigation Group and the Chair of the Medtronic ICD and CRTD Litigation Sub Group.
Mr. Shkolnik has also lectured and organized seminars on issues involving Guidant, Medtronic and St. Jude pacemakers, ICD and Lead Wire recall science and litigation; Cardiac Device product liability litigation, Class Actions topics such as Ethics of Mass Tort Settlements, Lone Pine, State Federal Coordination and Preemption and on multiple occasions, on science related to various pharmaceuticals.
|NJ||Administrative - Not authorized to practice||1985||09/12/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers||New York Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyers||New York Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyers||New York Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2010|
|Recognized||New York Super Lawyers||2009|
|Recognized||New York Super Lawyers||2008|
|Recognized||New York Super Lawyers||2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Assistant||N/A|
|Medical Legal Committee||Vice-Chair||N/A|
|Long Island Affiliate||Past||N/A|
|Association of the Bar of New York City||Past||N/A|
|Health Care Finance Litigation Group||Vice-Chair||N/A|
|Orthopedic Implant Litigation Group||Director||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Chairman||N/A|
|Vanity Fair||Danger in the Ring||2014|
|NYSTLA, Vol. 1||Divided They Fall: Concepcion's Effect on Consumer and Employee Claims||2012|
|Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||N/A||1985|
|University of Massachusetts,||BA||1982|
|California Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation Conference: The Impact of Daimler and BMS-Plavis||The History of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court: How Did It Get Here So Fast||2016|
|Update on Present Issues in Flint, MI and Nationally||Flint Water Crisis: Get in the Know about Lead Poisoning and How It's Litigated||N/A|
|Jeffrey Boatman, et ano. v. Uniflight, LLC||$24.1 Million Verdict in favor of Plaintiff|
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